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Hanging out under the radar at 'America's Got Talent'

HitFix's Liane Bonin Starr watches a taping of "America's Got Talent" and discovers that new judges Heidi Klum and Mel B are already tough critics. Read More... http://www.hitfix.com/starr-raving/hanging-out-under-the-radar-at-americas-got-talent

'America's Got Talent': 'Big' Format Changes, Tougher Judges

"There was a lot of stuff that was going on last year that disrupted our broadcast," executive producer Jason Raff told THR of last year's ratings downturn.      http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/RdnklM0ocQI/story01.htm

'America's Got Talent's' New Judges Heidi Klum, Mel B. on Being Booed

New "America's Got Talent" judges Heidi Klum and Mel B. faced the press at NBCU's Summer Press Day in Pasadena on Monday. How are they doing in the new gig? They seem to be getting along really well with returning judges Howard Stern and Howie Mandel, who says that when Mel B. makes a decision, there's no dissuading her – even if the audience boos her as reported in the judge's first days on the job. Read More... http://www.thewrap.com/tv/article/americas-got-talents-new-judges-heidi-klum-mel-b-talk-being-booed-87226

[Video] 'America's Got Talent' Season 8: Heidi Klum and Mel B Go Gaga Over Shirtless Men

We're less than two months away from the return of America's Got Talent . Summer is a time to let loose and have fun. And AGT certainly has proven they can do just that. NBC has released their first clip from the upcoming season 8 auditions, featuring new judges Heidi Klum and Mel B. Read More... http://www.buddytv.com/articles/americas-got-talent/video-americas-got-talent-seas-49873.aspx

'America's Got Talent' first video of Heidi Klum and Mel B as judges

Fans desperate to see how Mel B and Heidi Klum will act as judges on "America's Got Talent" now have their first taste. Entertainment Weekly has the first look at the two newcomers on the NBC reality show, and it seems like they're big fans of a group of male contestants dressed as nearly-naked gladiators. "You might have a slight competition now, Howard," Klum tells Howard Stern in the above clip. Howie Mandel quipped, "Why do I feel like I'm at a homoerotic Medieval Times? I want chicken." The two women don't seem like they'll be holding back their femininity in their new job. Considering both of their girl power backgrounds -- Klum's with "Project Runway" and Mel B's with the Spice Girls -- that shouldn't come as much of a surprise. "America's Got Talent" Season 8 premieres June 4. What do you think of the show's newest judges?... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/04/americas-got-talent-first-video-of-heidi-klum-and-mel-b-as-judges.html

Mel B stands by calling 'America's Got Talent' race jokes 'not funny'

"I'm 36, white and driving a taxi, this is clearly not the first wrong turn I've made," said a comic trying out for "America's Got Talent" on Monday (Apr. 8) in New York.The stand-up comedian, Jimmy Failla, works as a taxi driver. He had a very short routine about how white people are very specific in taxi directions and black people are not.As he spoke about his ability to speak English and the difference between white and black taxi passengers, Mel B, a new judge on the show, buzzed to eliminate him.Some of the audience -- which Zap2it was a part of -- booed -- generally white men, and some, generally black women, applauded -- when the Artist Formerly Known as Scary Spice registered her opinion.It was a fairly typical response during the auditions because the warm-up comic encourages the audience to cheer and boo the judges. In March, a Louisiana audience also responded with... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/04/mel-b-stands-by-calling-americas-got-talent-race-jokes-not-funny.html

'America's Got Talent' Finds New Home in Radio City Music Hall

NBC’s top-rated summer series “America’s Got Talent” is moving into Radio City Music Hall, one of the nation’s most storied and historic venues, for its upcoming eighth season. Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Tvbythenumbers/~3/R7UsDFi17t4/

'America's Got Talent' Season 8 to Premiere June 4 on NBC

America’s top-rated summer series – will return for its eighth season when it premieres on Tuesday, June 4 (9-11 p.m. ET) and will begin its regular hour-long Wednesday edition on July 10 (8-9 p.m. ET). http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Tvbythenumbers/~3/FuujzMcPRaY/

Mel B reacts to 'America's Got Talent' booing: "We all get booed"

Mel B has reacted to being booed at a recent America's Got Talent audition. The former Spice Girl apparently earned a negative reception at the season's New Orleans auditions when she panned one of the city's traditional brass bands. READ MORE...

Heidi Klum joins 'America's Got Talent' as its fourth judge - report

"America's Got Talent" just landed another high profile judge: Heidi Klum. The "Project Runway" host has reportedly joined the series as its fourth judge. This addition of a fourth judge was first rumored after Melanie Brown -- aka Scary Spice -- wasannounced as a replacement for Sharon Osbourne on the show. Now TMZ has learned from sources close to NBC that "America's Got Talent" "scored the smokin' hot model in a last minute negotiation and Heidi hopped on a plane to New Orleans today ... where the show is holding its first audition rounds." Though that wouldn't necessarily be proof of her involvement in and of itself, TMZ also has a picture of the "America's Got Talent" stage that shows Klum's name next to Brown's, Howie Mandel's and Howard Stern's. You can see it below. Do you think Klum is a good addition to "America's Got Talent"?... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2013/03/heidi-klum-joins-americas-got-talent-as-its-fourth-judge---report.html